Bird of Paradise plant is potted in the elegant planter which was inspired by a classic line of Italian pottery. Rustico planter showcases traditional design most typically associated with Italian terracotta garden pots. Highlighted by recognizable rims, these planters have a place in any traditional or modern style environment.
Benefits: Exotic decor element. Botanical name: White Strelitzia Reginae. Light: Medium to high. Planter: Built in sub-irrigation system (water your plant 3 times less often in comparison to regular pots). Made by Lechuza in Germany, shatterproof, 100% recyclable plastic. Planter size: 15.4”D x 12.6”H Approx. height of potted plant: 35" - 40" Note: Shape and height of plants may vary.
Splitting: Bird of Paradise leaves always have some degree of splitting. It is very common for this plant. This does not mean that the plant is not healthy. Also, some splitting and scarring of the leaves may occur from the wrapping of the plant when it is prepped for the transportation.
South or southwest-facing windows. Direct sunlight.
East or West facing windows. Partial, filtered or indirect sunlight.
North-facing windows. No more then 20 feet from the window. Bright fluorescent light at least 8-10 hours a day.
Note: if you can’t read a book as it is too dark in a certain areas than it is too dark for any plant as well.
Window direction is not the only factor to understand your light situation. What is outside the window makes a big difference. Another building, large tree, etc. will block direct light and will effect lighting environment.